The most common finding in HSK is UPJ obstruction
, which occurs in approximately 35 % of HSK patients (O'Brien et al.).
The pathophysiology of UPJ obstruction
. Current concepts.
Once the diagnosis of BMMRD was established in our patient, renal involvement was also considered given her initial presentation of a UPJ obstruction
; however, review of ureteral pathology showed no evidence of malignancy.
Out of 6 positive cases noted from MR Urography from sample size (N= 19) were left UPJ obstruction
. Figure 4, showing pathology numbers involved in our cases.
The final study population consisted of 149 patients who underwent surgery for UPJ obstruction
between 1987 and 2011.
But the benefits of reducing trauma and less steeper learning curve to acquiring skill in management of UPJ obstruction
makes PAE a favorable option16,17.
By the surgical creation of UPJ obstruction
, 14 days were elapsed until laparoscopic repair was carried out.
can be secondary to intrinsic causes or extrinsic compression secondary to bands, kinks or aberrant vessels.
Following the advent of prenatal ultrasound screening, initial excitement over early repair of UPJ obstruction
[1, 2] has been tempered by numerous studies demonstrating a mostly benign natural history [3-14].
In the remaining 3 newborns, the postnatal diagnosis was unilateral UPJ obstruction
based on repeat US and renal scintigraphy.
We investigate the quantitative and ultrastructural changes of ICC UPJ obstruction
using light and electron microscopy.
Approximately 64% of the 0.7% of children born with hydronephrosis will have a UPJ obstruction